All you stats aficionados out there are probably salivating at the moment thinking the time has come when Mr. Blogger is going to blow it. Something like 4 days left in the year and looking at somewhere in the neighborhood of 3 posts still to go. Of course this isn’t just to close out the month, this is to close out the whole year of blogging… to come so close to putting a check mark on the 6th year and let it slip through your grasp. Normally I would be worried, but this holiday vacation has found me in the digital darkroom just about every day trying to close out a big chunk of 2012… and maybe a little of 2011 (shame shame) – The bad news is the processing chemicals are getting to me and my memory is taking a fish slap across the face. The results of this effort are about 650 pictures ready to make their way on to this site in the upcoming year. I was falling too far behind and I really want to get to our more recent photo shoots because I think you’ll like how those came out – I also know our friends in Billings are patiently waiting for our Yellowstone shots taken when we were out there recently.
While going back through the images I stumbled on a set of Phoadtography shots that dropped off my queue somehow. I need to do some verifying, but pretty sure there wasn’t a single Phoadtography post this year which is shocking based on all the trip opportunities we have had over the course of 2012-2013. This means I have the perfect close to the month since:
a) The pictures are all processed
b) The Phoadtography sets tend to span more than one post
c) and .. most important of all .. they don’t really require a lot of mental work to get cranked out – just look at a shot, make some snarky response about it and move on to the next.
Linda says snarky comes easy to me so this quota thingy should be doable. With no more delay, I bring you the Phoadtography shots from our trip through Wisconsin and Michigan back in July 2012. For the record, I’m pretty good with details up to about a year – now 1.5 years and beyond things start to get a little fuzzy on the specifics so exact locations of where these were taken on the trips is somewhere in the fog.
Honey, Enterprise Rental called, they said you can have a midsize available or if interested their new line of Quackmobiles. If you go with the latter you’ll be able to make better time crossing all the rivers .. not to mention the awesome gas mileage – one loaf of bread should be all that is needed to get us where we are going.
I have no idea what is up with this next statue. As far as I can tell, they have a weird breed of eagle up there that has massively fat legs and matching claws. They also possess some strange craving for ummm.. let’s go with an apple only because it is red and there appears t0 be worm coming out of the side of it. Oh, did I mention that these particular apples tend to be carried around by bears. Feel free to weigh in on this, I’m at a loss.
Then there’s this dead American Indian we spotted off the road – guessing this was at a roadside stop based solely on the little bit of sign on the right side. Actually a pretty good sculpture, but just seems a bit strange to have a severed head sitting at a rest stop – not to mention void of all blood.
Hit the jump to see more shots from the road
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